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the debt, they would have been eager to let all the bush tax cuts expire. the cbo has shown that if we did that, debt as a share of the economy would fall to half in the next ten years. and if we were to leave the bush cuts in place, it would double. so, no, they're not serious about cutting deficits. they're serious about continuing to pose as the party of tax cuts for the rich. >> and i want to point out that just about an hour after we got the report on the gdp, senate minority leader mitch mcconnell gave this warning about government spending. here it is. >> this, my colleagues, is the europeanization of america. this is the pathway to greece. >> really? your thoughts on that. >> well, there is one way that we are on a pathway to greece. in greece they do not have an effective tax system, and people cheat left and right. we are starving the irs. i've been talking to people inside the irs whose units have been cut 30, 40, 50% in personnel, and they're not auditing, and they're not going after the tough cases that will mean the less money for the government and the less money for all gov
. >> and now tackled by taxes, and make $75,000, see if he gets to keep any of it. >> "fox & friends" begins right now. ♪ >> good morning, i hope you had a great weekend. >> clayton: yeah, ainsley earhart here, tucker carlson, ainsley fresh off the return to the gun range down there in texas. >> that was so fun. >> clayton: did you fire an a-47. >> no. >> were you nervous? >> i was down in katy, texas, offering free classes to teachers in the area. the class full of teachers and we interviewed why they were doing that and even though you're not allowed to take guns in flarms yet and hoping that does pass the state of texas. >> you looked great down there and we'll talk more about dianne feinstein's legislation, first to the headlines. >> straight to the headlines, an extreme weather alert. the midwest bracing for dangerous ice storms, sleet, snow and ice could leave behind a slippery mess in illinois and michigan as well as missouri. this as the country gets ready for a brief warm-up. rick is tracking it for us this morning. and it's a rollercoaster, hot and cold. >> it is and it's going
. by the way, more good news. the estimates are that tax revenue overall is expected to go up the next fiscal year as much as 2$00 million, putting the district -- $200 million putting the district at a better spot. >> you said it off the top. a good spot to be. >> sure is. >> thank you. >>> officials turned down donald trump's request for a tax break. his organization will be required to pay millions to redevelop the old post office pavilion into a luxury hotel. trump and his daughter asked if the district will forego the taxes to facilitate the redevelopment. mayor gray and the members of the city council said no. >>> president obama hosted the world champion miami heat at the white house today. the event was to recognize the team for its support of american military member and their families. lebron james gave the president a basketball, since he's a huge fan of the game. >> and he said it's casual so, i mean, we can from chicago and dallas, texas, and michigan, ohio, south dakota. [ laughter ] >> miami. i mean we're -- we're in the white house right now and this is like hey. mama made it.
with the government, undergoing background check, paying taxes and a penalty, and learning english. a solution has alluded past presidents including george w. bush. >> legal immigration is one of the top concerns of the american people, and congress's failure to act on it is a disappointment. >> president obama did announce during his first term that his administration would stop deporting some young undocumented immigrants but he was taken to task at a univision town hall for not promising to do something different. >> you promised something. a promise is a promise. with all due respect you didn't keep that propgs. >> what i promised was i'll work every single day as harold as i can that regardless of who they are, what they look like, where they come from, that they would have a fair shot at the american dream. >> reporter: still hispanic americans, the country's fastest country growing bloc helped repel president obama to a second term. it was a "wake-up call" to the republicans. >> i do know there are those who want to solve this problem, fix this mess and many of us agree with that. >> report
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. we know and we understand... tax laws, tax theories. this is my dream job. this is my favorite thing in the world to do. i've done 25,000 tax returns. you might say i've had some experience. i will back you up. bring it on. i'm here with daphne oz, a model of healthy habits. so daphene, do you eat activia. i do it's always in my fridge. and you know activia isn't just for minor digestive issues. exactly, it's also important for my overall well being because it helps regulate my digestive system. and when you feel good on the inside, it shows on the outside! whether at work, with friends, on a special night, or just enjoying an activia. shine from the inside out with activia. ♪ dannon >>> back now at 8:11 with "today's" professionals, star jones, donny deutsch and dr. nancy snyderman here to weigh in on the day's hot topics. let's get right to the volkswagen super bowl ad. some people think this crosses a line, that it's offensive. take >> i hate mondays. >> yeah, they're the worst. >> no worries, man. everything will be all right. yeah, man. oh, don't fret. sticky bun come soon. >>
, particularly when it comes to confidence, it was down in january because folks took a hit with that payroll tax cut expiring. and in social security taxes. but still encouraging news overall. >> i wonder, the banks have these strict guidelines now. much stricter than before because of the huge banking debacle. so i wonder are they lending money to folks who want to buy a home. that's going to be an issue, i think. >> that always helps spur things on. the bank loosens its grip on the green. that tends to help. and the federal reserve expected to release a statement that could have an impact on the markets in terms of their latest economic outlook. so stay tuned for that. >>> oil giant bp and the justice department have agreed to a record settlement in connection with the 2010 gulf oil disaster. in addition to paying $4 billion in penalties, the company agreed to plead guilty to manslaughter for the deaths of 11 workers on the deep water horizon rig. bp could pay billions more in civil claims for environmental damage. >>> another financial headline for you. there could be a big change coming to y
from miami. currently it is 65 degrees in miami. why aren't we in florida? why? >>brian: and no taxes, we'd have no state income taxes too. >>gretchen: okay. i'll put in my vote for florida. i'm not sure my family would be in line for that. >>brian: i'll buy the bubble wrap. let's move. >>gretchen: let's get to your headlines first. family and friends remembering the life of beloved philadelphia pediatrician melissa katunutee outside her home her body was found bound and burned, a horrible crime. police say an exterminator confessed to killing her. jason smith told police the two got into an argument during his appointment at his home. he then allegedly strangled her and set her body on fire. >> this points out that it could happen to anybody at any time. any one of us let people into our houses without doing background checks or having somebody else present. >>gretchen: that's scary. surveillance video showed that smith's truck parked nearby and it showed him following her into her house and driving by twice after the murder. he's now facing several charges in connection with that ki
on this that will be posted later today. if you look back at ronald reagan, the conservative icon right? he raised taxes, seven out of eight years that he was president. he supported a ban on assault weapons. he supported and signed a bill creating amnesty for 3 million people who came here illegally. >> what a liberal. >> bill: if republicans -- ronald reagan could not get elected in the republican primary today and i just wish that -- not that i'm a great big fan of ronald reagan. but i wish republicans would just stop worshipping ronald reagan and start following him, start imitating him, and get that practical side to problem solving that ronald reagan did have. and he did support a ban on assault weapons, and in fact president obama quoted ronald reagan when he introduced his own gun-control measures. so immigration still probably going to happen before gun control, but the gun control battle has definitely joined after yesterday's hearing. bill joining us how are you? >> caller: hey, bill i just wanted to echo what ike said from charleston. >> bill: yeah. >> caller: and in
and paying all back taxes. >>> a new york mother on a trip to tuis still missing. today her husband and brother will visit officials in ies tan bull and they are expected to -- istanbul. then they will discuss the search efforts. we are learning more about the trip abroad. friends say the mother of two took several side excursions out of turkey while on vacation. the media is reporting that police are investigating why she visited amsterdam and munich and they are trying to figure out identity of the man she was chatting with on the internet. her friend says the man was a tour guide. see was supposed to fly home on january 22nd she never showed up for the flight. turkish police found the passport and medical cards in the room where she stayed while in the country. >>> four people have been arrested in connection with the nightclub fire. moo are than 230 people -- more than 230 people were killed when the fire raced through the kiss nightclub. the owner of the club and two band members and the security chief has been taken into custody and questioned by police. investigators believe
because corporate profits are up, costs are down, the fiscal cliff agreement has locked in low taxes for most of the upper-middle class and wealthy, and there's no sign of inflation as far as the eye can see. but corporate profits can't stay high when american consumers whose spending is 70% of the u.s. economy are this pessimistic about the future. they're just not going to spend. american companies won't be able to make up the difference in forward markets. europe is careening into a recession. japan is still in deep trouble. china's growth has slowed. profits are the highest share of the u.s. economy on record. wages are the lowest. but this imbalance can't and won't last. >> can't and won't. and look what's happening on wall street. they're doing better, willie, than ever before. >> mm-hmm. >> ever before. for the past four years, wall street has exploded over the past four years. real income has dropped for middle-class americans. the poverty rate's gone up. one in four americans are on food stamps. you talk about two americas. john edwards is right. >> incomes. >> over the past
. they must pass a background check, pay a fine and back taxes and of course they must learn english. this plan also calls for beefed up border security and ensures illegals do not get their green card ahead of those already working towards citizenship. >> we believe this will be the year congress finally gets it done. the politics on this issue have been turned upside down. for the first time ever, there's more political risk in opposing immigration reform than in supporting it. >> times have changed. americans have changed. elections have changed. i'm not saying it's going to be easy and i'm not saying we're going to uk seed this time but i -- succeed this time but i think the channels are better than they've ever been. >> reporter: of course both senator schumer and senator mccain referencing this recent election. president obama gained 70% of the latino vote. coming up at 5:30, of course this plan does have its critics and some of them include republicans, of course. and we'll hear from them coming up in a half-hour. back to you, might be, jess -- back to you, mike, jessica. >> t
yesterday, undocumented immigrants must pass a background check, pay fines and back taxes and learn english. ensure the illegal immigrants will not get citizenship before immigrants already working towards a green card. labor unions support this plan. >> we will march, rally, pray and knock on every door in congress to remind lawmakers that our nation deserves an immigration system that sustains our communities, our families, and an economy that values a prosperous nation built by immigrants. >> the president believes that it's very important that we move forward on comprehensive immigration reform. it's the right thing to do for the country, for our economy. it's the right thing to do out of fairness to the middle class to make sure that everyone plays by the same set of rules. >> reporter: however, you can imagine the plan has its critics. 22 g.o.p. senators opposed a similar plan back in 2007. they say this proposal amounts to nothing more than amnesty and the house is also working its own version of immigration reform. and the house has its critics as well. republicans there worried abo
the tax credit that exists for consumers. it is important to keep a variety of options available for consumers. if we are going to meet the 2025 standards of 52.5 miles per gallon, it is going to take not just more hybrid vehicles, but it will also take continued improvement in the efficiency of the internal combustion engine, and companies are focused on that. when you walk around the auto show, they will have exhibits that show some of the things they're doing that make the traditional gasoline-powered engine even more efficient and increase gas mileage. host: next call from matt blunt, president of the american automotive policy council -- dug in syracuse, new york. caller: good morning. mr. blunt, i wonder if you could explain to the american taxpayer and consumer why the taxpayer bailout should not be totally paid back by the government, to the government, by the big three auto makers. guest: you know, the government has an ownership stake in general motors today. they have worked with the government, a general motors and the government have come to an agreement about the re
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